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In Search of a Better World

A Human Rights Odyssey

A work of memoir, history, and a call to action, the CBC Massey Lectures by internationally renowned UN prosecutor and scholar Payam Akhavan is a powerful and essential work on the major human … 401 View
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The Knowledge of Suffering

From: In Search of a Better World

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan begins by recounting his own experiences coming to Canada from Iran as a result of the upheval of the 1970s. He interweaves personal … 76 $9.12 Add
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The Pursuit of Global Justice

From: Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan begins by recalling his experiences as a human rights lawyer in The Hague. He describes notable cases he was involved in and how it shaped his … 85 $10.20 Add
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The Will to Intervene

From: Is This the End of the Liberal International Order?

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan discusses efforts by the international community to respond to human rights abuses an atrocities. He provides a history of UN peacekeeping … 61 $7.32 Add
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The Oneness of Humankind

From: In Search of a Better World

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In this reading, human rights lawyer Payam Akhavan discusses the efforts of people to come together and fight human rights abuses. The chapter includes a discussion of human rights in Afghanistan … 70 $8.40 Add